The Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture – Simon Dubnow (DI) is dedicated to interdisciplinary research across multiple eras of Jewish life worlds in Central and Eastern Europe, from the Middle Ages through to the present. This research adopts a pan-European perspective and includes areas of Jewish emigration, especially Israel as well as North and Latin America.

Through events, university courses, and a broad range of publications, the research findings are presented both to a specialist audience and the interested public. This includes the internationally renowned bilingual »Jahrbuch des Dubnow-Instituts/Dubnow Institute Yearbook«; the essay series »toldot«, and the magazine »Jüdische Geschichte & Kultur«. On the blog »Mimeo,« scholars offer an overview of their current research projects. The special collection of the institute library is also open to students and guests.



Volume 15

Yfaat Weiss

Göttingen 2021


Weimarer Erfahrungen

Udi Greenberg

Göttingen 2021



What’s New, What’s Next? Innovative Methods, New Sources, and Paradigm Shifts in Jewish Studies

International conference

3–7 October 2021
Online conference


»Die armen Polen blicken aufs Ghetto« (Jan Błoński, 1987). Polnisch-jüdische Beziehungen im 20./21.Jahrhundert

Webtalk with Jun-Prof. Dr. Anna Artwińska and Dr. Monika Heinemann

14 July 2021, 6 p.m.
Digital event

Book Presentation

Die Grabstätten meiner Väter. Die jüdischen Friedhöfe in Wien

Book Presentations with Tim Corbett

with Dr. Tim Corbett

29 June 2021, 7.30 p.m.
Digital event


Affective Encounters

Jewish Objects and Emotions in Poland and East-Central Europe after the Holocaust

June, 23–25, 2021
Digital event